Drawings made by Leonardo da Vinci underneath one of his most popular paintings have been revealed.
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci may have been prevented from finishing the Mona Lisa after a severe fainting episode left him with a “claw” hand and unable to hold a paintbrush, a new study suggests.
A sketch of a bearded man, owned by the Royal Collection, has been “identified” as Leonardo da Vinci.
Notes and drawings from Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks are being brought together in the UK for the first time.
A Leonardo da Vinci study of hands revealed in what appears to be blank sheets of paper is going on display in a new exhibition of the Renaissance master’s work.
The 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death will be marked with simultaneous exhibitions across the UK featuring his “treasures” from the Royal Collection.